Broadband Internet access

TV White Space Used for Smart Grid Technologies

Spectrum Bridge, in partnership with Google and Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative & Telecommunications (PSREC) has launched the nation’s first Smart Grid wireless network trial utilizing TV white spaces spectrum in Plumas-Sierra County, CA. PSREC says it chose TV white spaces so Smart Grid technologies could devise more efficient ways to manage its supply-and-demand of electricity, improve system control, and provide broadband Internet access to under-served areas.